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Change in Medical Licensing Exam Concerns Students and Faculty

The exam was changed to a pass-fail model, ostensibly to relieve student stress. Critics say the change has not reduced stress but has amplified inequities among students.

Suit Seeks to Bar Classroom Impact of Idaho Antiabortion Law

American Federation of Teachers union affiliates and professors at the University of Idaho and Boise State University are asking a...
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At 11th Hour, University Drops Racial Literacy Requirement

A mandated curriculum long sought by Virginia Commonwealth students and faculty members was set to take effect this fall. The university delayed it late last month, and advocates don’t buy its reasoning for doing so.

Professor Denied Tenure Sues New College of Florida

A New College of Florida professor who was denied tenure by the Board of Trustees has filed a lawsuit—along with...

Former UC San Diego Doctor Awarded $39M in Donation Dispute

A jury awarded over $39 million last week to a former University of California, San Diego, doctor who alleged that...
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The Toll of a Botched Hire

Texas A&M announces it will pay Kathleen McElroy $1 million and concludes that the university’s prior president, despite protestations to the contrary, played a key role in the mess.

Accused Harvard Dishonesty Researcher Sues Harvard, Bloggers

Francesca Gino, the Harvard University dishonesty researcher accused of research misconduct, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the university, Harvard Business...
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Barred From Testifying by a Research Agreement

Lawyers representing children suing California sought two Stanford University K-12 researchers as expert witnesses. But the state Department of Education threatened the professors with fines.